Laura Catherine Roberts

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Russia Being 'Whipsawed' By Dollar, Politics

So much for Russia recovering today.<p>This weekend’s arrest of five men suspected in killing opposition leader Boris Nemtsov did nothing to help the Market Vectors Russia (RSX) exchange traded fund. On Monday, the biggest Russia ETF settled 1.74% lower even as oil prices rose 0.63%.<p>Mike Reynal, a …

World celebrates Women’s Day

Turkish feminists yell slogans through a megaphone in Ankara. Kurdish women also turned out on the streets of the Turkish capital to celebrate the …

'Slowly, change is coming': life for women in the post-Soviet world

From bride kidnapping to the gender pay gap, women in the 15 countries that emerged from the ashes of the USSR describe the challenges they face today<p>In Russia, the word “feminism” is often spoken with negative connotations these days.<p>The generation that is now 15 already thinks differently. They …

Huge sinkhole forming in Russia caught on camera

Watch the moment a sinkhole forms in the city of Solikamskiy, Russia and is caught on three separate cameras<p>Dramatic videos have emerged of a <b>sinkhole</b> forming in the city of Solikamskiy, <b>Russia</b>.<p>The footage, shot earlier this year by a resident, captures images of the huge hole in the ground only a …

Russia Responds To European Army Proposal: Rattles "Nuclear" Sabre

Having specifically aimed his call for a unified European Army at <b>"reacting credibly to show Russia that Europe is serious about defending its …

A staggering number of Russians hold negative views of the US

Anti-American sentiment in Russia is now stronger than it was in the late 1980s, when the Soviet Union was still intact, The Washington Post reports.<p>An overwhelming majority of Russians — more than 80% — now view the US negatively, according to a poll from the independent Levada Center. This number …

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Russia's economic crisis 'will end Putin regime'

In spite of Russia's political isolation and the uproar over the death of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, domestic support for Russian President Vladimir …